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Windows and Internet Explorer Vulnerability Patch Released by Microsoft

On Tuesday, Microsoft provides a number as the bulletin identifier, because the official Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers are not issued until release. The bulletin summary that replaces this advance notification will have the proper Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers as the bulletin identifier.

Microsoft also provides information to help customers prioritize monthly security updates with any non-security, high-priority updates that are being released on the same day as the monthly security updates.

These advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on August 12, 2014. This bulletin advance notification will be replaced with the August bulletin summary on August 12, 2014.

This advance notification provides a number as the bulletin identifier, because the official Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers are not issued until release. The bulletin summary that replaces this advance notification will have the proper Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers

Earlier this week, Microsoft also announced that the company will release a change to its Internet Explorer on Update Tuesday that will block old and out-of-date ActiveX controls. It will warn users when the browser attempts to load an out-dated ActiveX controls. Initially, the list will contain only old Java versions.

The out-of-date ActiveX control blocking feature works on:

  • Windows 7 SP1, Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11
  • Windows 8 and up, Internet Explorer for the desktop
  • All Security Zones—such as the Internet Zone—but not the Local Intranet Zone and the Trusted Sites Zone


Microsoft provides vulnerability information to major security software providers in advance of each monthly security update release.

Security software providers can then use this vulnerability information to provide updated protections to customers via their security software or devices, such as antivirus, network-based intrusion detection systems, or host-based intrusion prevention systems.

The affected software listed has been tested to determine which versions are affected. Other versions are past their support life cycle.

Security updates are available from Microsoft Download Center. You can find them most easily by doing a keyword search for "security update".






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